Lillu Spirits

Lillu Spirits

ORIGIN:

Sumeria

The Lillu are a clan of primordial storm and wind spirits, many of whom developed a reputation as being vampiric or are described as incubi and succubi. Among these related spirits are:

• The Lillu, male spirits; Sumerian hero Gilgamesh’s father may have been a Lillu

• Lilitu (Sumerian name for Lilith)

• Ardat Lili (possibly Lilith’s handmaiden)

• Irdu Lili (Ardat Lili’s male counterpart; possibly Lilith’s servant)

SEE ALSO:

  • Ardat Lili;
  • Lilith;
  • Vampire

SOURCE:

Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses – Written by : Judika Illes Copyright © 2009 by Judika Illes.

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